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1.

Opportunities and challenges for delivering non-communicable disease management and services in fragile and post-conflict settings: perceptions of policy-makers and health providers in Sierra Leone.

Witter S, Zou G, Diaconu K, Senesi RGB, Idriss A, Walley J, Wurie HR.

Confl Health. 2020 Jan 6;14:3. doi: 10.1186/s13031-019-0248-3. eCollection 2020.

2.

Screening of Nutraceuticals and Plant Extracts for Inhibition of Amyloid-β Fibrillation.

Witter S, Samoson A, Vilu R, Witter R.

J Alzheimers Dis. 2019 Dec 26. doi: 10.3233/JAD-190758. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31884466
3.

Understanding fragility: implications for global health research and practice.

Diaconu K, Falconer J, Vidal N, O'May F, Azasi E, Elimian K, Bou-Orm I, Sarb C, Witter S, Ager A.

Health Policy Plan. 2019 Dec 10. pii: czz142. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czz142. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31821487
4.

Health system resilience in the face of crisis: analysing the challenges, strategies and capacities for UNRWA in Syria.

Jamal Z, Alameddine M, Diaconu K, Lough G, Witter S, Ager A, Fouad FM.

Health Policy Plan. 2019 Oct 18. pii: czz129. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czz129. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31625558
5.

Addressing challenges in tuberculosis adherence via performance-based payments for integrated case management: protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial in Georgia.

Chikovani I, Diaconu K, Duric P, Sulaberidze L, Uchaneishvili M, Mohammed NI, Zoidze A, Witter S.

Trials. 2019 Aug 28;20(1):536. doi: 10.1186/s13063-019-3621-z.

6.

Defining new clinically derived criteria for high disease activity in non-systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a Finnish multicentre study.

Backström M, Tynjälä P, Aalto K, Ylijoki H, Putto-Laurila A, Grönlund MM, Kärki J, Keskitalo P, Sard S, Pohjankoski H, Hietanen M, Witter S, Lehto H, Löyttyniemi E, Vähäsalo P.

Rheumatol Adv Pract. 2018 Oct 24;2(2):rky044. doi: 10.1093/rap/rky044. eCollection 2018.

7.

Health system strengthening-Reflections on its meaning, assessment, and our state of knowledge.

Witter S, Palmer N, Balabanova D, Mounier-Jack S, Martineau T, Klicpera A, Jensen C, Pugliese-Garcia M, Gilson L.

Int J Health Plann Manage. 2019 Oct;34(4):e1980-e1989. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2882. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

PMID:
31386232
8.

The political economy of results-based financing: the experience of the health system in Zimbabwe.

Witter S, Chirwa Y, Chandiwana P, Munyati S, Pepukai M, Bertone MP.

Glob Health Res Policy. 2019 Jul 15;4:20. doi: 10.1186/s41256-019-0111-5. eCollection 2019.

9.

'Water is life': developing community participation for clean water in rural South Africa.

Hove J, D'Ambruoso L, Mabetha D, van der Merwe M, Byass P, Kahn K, Khosa S, Witter S, Twine R.

BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Jun 11;4(3):e001377. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001377. eCollection 2019.

10.

Rethinking collaboration: developing a learning platform to address under-five mortality in Mpumalanga province, South Africa.

D'Ambruoso L, van der Merwe M, Wariri O, Byass P, Goosen G, Kahn K, Masinga S, Mokoena V, Spies B, Tollman S, Witter S, Twine R.

Health Policy Plan. 2019 Jul 1;34(6):418-429. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czz047.

11.

Health systems research in fragile settings.

Ager A, Saleh S, Wurie H, Witter S.

Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Jun 1;97(6):378-378A. doi: 10.2471/BLT.19.233965. No abstract available.

12.

Validating 10-joint juvenile arthritis disease activity score cut-offs for disease activity levels in non-systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Backström M, Tynjälä P, Aalto K, Grönlund MM, Ylijoki H, Putto-Laurila A, Kärki J, Keskitalo P, Sard S, Pohjankoski H, Hietanen M, Witter S, Lehto H, Löyttyniemi E, Vähäsalo P.

RMD Open. 2019 Apr 24;5(1):e000888. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000888. eCollection 2019.

13.

Health financing in fragile and conflict-affected settings: What do we know, seven years on?

Bertone MP, Jowett M, Dale E, Witter S.

Soc Sci Med. 2019 Jul;232:209-219. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.04.019. Epub 2019 Apr 19. Review.

14.

(How) does RBF strengthen strategic purchasing of health care? Comparing the experience of Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Witter S, Bertone MP, Namakula J, Chandiwana P, Chirwa Y, Ssennyonjo A, Ssengooba F.

Glob Health Res Policy. 2019 Jan 31;4:3. doi: 10.1186/s41256-019-0094-2. eCollection 2019.

15.

What, why and how do health systems learn from one another? Insights from eight low- and middle-income country case studies.

Witter S, Anderson I, Annear P, Awosusi A, Bhandari NN, Brikci N, Binachon B, Chanturidze T, Gilbert K, Jensen C, Lievens T, McPake B, Raichowdhury S, Jones A.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 Jan 21;17(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0410-1.

16.

Medical Plants and Nutraceuticals for Amyloid-β Fibrillation Inhibition.

Witter S, Witter R, Vilu R, Samoson A.

J Alzheimers Dis Rep. 2018 Dec 24;2(1):239-252. doi: 10.3233/ADR-180066.

17.

Delivering reproductive health services through non-state providers in Pakistan: understanding the value for money of different approaches.

Gheorghe A, Zaman RU, Scott M, Witter S.

Glob Health Res Policy. 2018 Dec 4;3:33. doi: 10.1186/s41256-018-0089-4. eCollection 2018.

18.

Resilience capacities of health systems: Accommodating the needs of Palestinian refugees from Syria.

Alameddine M, Fouad FM, Diaconu K, Jamal Z, Lough G, Witter S, Ager A.

Soc Sci Med. 2019 Jan;220:22-30. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.10.018. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

19.

The bumpy trajectory of performance-based financing for healthcare in Sierra Leone: agency, structure and frames shaping the policy process.

Bertone MP, Wurie H, Samai M, Witter S.

Global Health. 2018 Oct 20;14(1):99. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0417-y.

20.

Embedded health service development and research: why and how to do it (a ten-stage guide).

Walley J, Khan MA, Witter S, Haque R, Newell J, Wei X.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Jul 25;16(1):67. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0344-7.

21.

"Three Nooses on Our Head": The Influence of District Health Reforms on Maternal Health Service Delivery in Vietnam.

Thi Hoai Thu N, McDonald F, Witter S, Wilson A.

Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018 Jul 1;7(7):593-602. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.134.

22.

Performance-based financing in three humanitarian settings: principles and pragmatism.

Bertone MP, Jacobs E, Toonen J, Akwataghibe N, Witter S.

Confl Health. 2018 Jun 27;12:28. doi: 10.1186/s13031-018-0166-9. eCollection 2018.

23.

Health workers' experiences of coping with the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone's health system: a qualitative study.

Raven J, Wurie H, Witter S.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Apr 5;18(1):251. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3072-3.

24.

In support of UNRWA appeal for health and dignity of Palestinian refugees.

Ager A, Alameddine M, Witter S, Fouad FM, Diaconu K, Jamal Z, Lough G.

Lancet. 2018 Mar 31;391(10127):1260-1261. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30568-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
29619957
25.

Context matters (but how and why?) A hypothesis-led literature review of performance based financing in fragile and conflict-affected health systems.

Bertone MP, Falisse JB, Russo G, Witter S.

PLoS One. 2018 Apr 3;13(4):e0195301. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195301. eCollection 2018. Review.

26.

'Rowing against the current': the policy process and effects of removing user fees for caesarean sections in Benin.

Dossou JP, Cresswell JA, Makoutodé P, De Brouwere V, Witter S, Filippi V, Kanhonou LG, Goufodji SB, Lange IL, Lawin L, Affo F, Marchal B.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jan 29;3(1):e000537. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000537. eCollection 2018.

27.

What adaptation to research is needed following crises: a comparative, qualitative study of the health workforce in Sierra Leone and Nepal.

Raven J, Baral S, Wurie H, Witter S, Samai M, Paudel P, Subedi HN, Martineau T, Elsey H, Theobald S.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Feb 7;16(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0285-1.

28.

Why do people become health workers? Analysis from life histories in 4 post-conflict and post-crisis countries.

Witter S, Wurie H, Namakula J, Mashange W, Chirwa Y, Alonso-Garbayo A.

Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Apr;33(2):449-459. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2485. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

29.

The free healthcare initiative in Sierra Leone: Evaluating a health system reform, 2010-2015.

Witter S, Brikci N, Harris T, Williams R, Keen S, Mujica A, Jones A, Murray-Zmijewski A, Bale B, Leigh B, Renner A.

Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Apr;33(2):434-448. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2484. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

PMID:
29327367
30.

The gendered health workforce: mixed methods analysis from four fragile and post-conflict contexts.

Witter S, Namakula J, Wurie H, Chirwa Y, So S, Vong S, Ros B, Buzuzi S, Theobald S.

Health Policy Plan. 2017 Dec 1;32(suppl_5):v52-v62. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx102.

31.

Health workers' perceptions of private-not-for-profit health facilities' organizational culture and its influence on retention in Uganda.

Shumba CS, Kielmann K, Witter S.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 6;17(1):809. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2763-5.

32.

How do health workers experience and cope with shocks? Learning from four fragile and conflict-affected health systems in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Cambodia.

Witter S, Wurie H, Chandiwana P, Namakula J, So S, Alonso-Garbayo A, Ssengooba F, Raven J.

Health Policy Plan. 2017 Nov 1;32(suppl_3):iii3-iii13. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx112.

PMID:
29149313
33.

Leaving no one behind: lessons on rebuilding health systems in conflict- and crisis-affected states.

Martineau T, McPake B, Theobald S, Raven J, Ensor T, Fustukian S, Ssengooba F, Chirwa Y, Vong S, Wurie H, Hooton N, Witter S.

BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Jul 28;2(2):e000327. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000327. eCollection 2017. Review.

34.

Minding the gaps: health financing, universal health coverage and gender.

Witter S, Govender V, Ravindran TKS, Yates R.

Health Policy Plan. 2017 Dec 1;32(suppl_5):v4-v12. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx063.

35.

Generating demand for and use of evaluation evidence in government health ministries: lessons from a pilot programme in Uganda and Zambia.

Witter S, Kardan A, Scott M, Moore L, Shaxson L.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Oct 2;15(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0250-4.

36.

Renaming non-communicable diseases.

Zou G, Decoster K, McPake B, Witter S.

Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Jul;5(7):e656. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30218-8. No abstract available.

37.

Delivery fee exemption and subsidy policies: how have they affected health staff? Findings from a four-country evaluation.

Witter S, Ilboudo PG, Cunden N, Boukhalfa C, Makoutode P, Daou Z.

Health Policy Plan. 2017 Mar 1;32(2):236-247. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw116.

PMID:
28207057
38.

Evolution of policies on human resources for health: opportunities and constraints in four post-conflict and post-crisis settings.

Witter S, Bertone MP, Chirwa Y, Namakula J, So S, Wurie HR.

Confl Health. 2017 Jan 18;10:31. doi: 10.1186/s13031-016-0099-0. eCollection 2016.

39.

Experiences of using life histories with health workers in post-conflict and crisis settings: methodological reflections.

Witter S, Namakula J, Alonso-Garbayo A, Wurie H, Theobald S, Mashange W, Ros B, Buzuzi S, Mangwi R, Martineau T.

Health Policy Plan. 2017 May 1;32(4):595-601. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw166.

40.

What do health workers in Timor-Leste want, know and do? Findings from a national health labour market survey.

Hou X, Witter S, Zaman RU, Engelhardt K, Hafidz F, Julia F, Lemiere C, Sullivan EB, Saldanha E, Palu T, Lievens T.

Hum Resour Health. 2016 Nov 18;14(1):69.

41.

Paying for Performance to Improve the Delivery and Uptake of Family Planning in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review.

Blacklock C, MacPepple E, Kunutsor S, Witter S.

Stud Fam Plann. 2016 Dec;47(4):309-324. doi: 10.1111/sifp.12001. Epub 2016 Nov 17. Review.

42.

Understanding Health Workers' Job Preferences to Improve Rural Retention in Timor-Leste: Findings from a Discrete Choice Experiment.

Smitz MF, Witter S, Lemiere C, Eozenou PH, Lievens T, Zaman RU, Engelhardt K, Hou X.

PLoS One. 2016 Nov 15;11(11):e0165940. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165940. eCollection 2016.

43.

Cost and impact of policies to remove and reduce fees for obstetric care in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Morocco.

Witter S, Boukhalfa C, Cresswell JA, Daou Z, Filippi V, Ganaba R, Goufodji S, Lange IL, Marchal B, Richard F; FEMHealth team.

Int J Equity Health. 2016 Aug 2;15(1):123. doi: 10.1186/s12939-016-0412-y.

44.

Health systems research in fragile and conflict-affected states: a research agenda-setting exercise.

Woodward A, Sondorp E, Witter S, Martineau T.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2016 Jul 21;14(1):51. doi: 10.1186/s12961-016-0124-1.

45.

Performance-based financing in the context of the complex remuneration of health workers: findings from a mixed-method study in rural Sierra Leone.

Bertone MP, Lagarde M, Witter S.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jul 19;16:286. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1546-8.

46.

Health worker experiences of and movement between public and private not-for-profit sectors-findings from post-conflict Northern Uganda.

Namakula J, Witter S, Ssengooba F.

Hum Resour Health. 2016 May 5;14(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12960-016-0114-y.

47.

The obstetric care subsidy policy in Burkina Faso: what are the effects after five years of implementation? Findings of a complex evaluation.

Ganaba R, Ilboudo PGC, Cresswell JA, Yaogo M, Diallo CO, Richard F, Cunden N, Filippi V, Witter S.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 Apr 21;16:84. doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-0875-2.

48.

Retention of health workers in rural Sierra Leone: findings from life histories.

Wurie HR, Samai M, Witter S.

Hum Resour Health. 2016 Feb 1;14:3. doi: 10.1186/s12960-016-0099-6.

49.

Exploring the influence of context and policy on health district productivity in Cambodia.

Ensor T, So S, Witter S.

Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2016 Jan 22;14:1. doi: 10.1186/s12962-016-0051-6. eCollection 2016.

50.

Mutually beneficial pollinator diversity and crop yield outcomes in small and large farms.

Garibaldi LA, Carvalheiro LG, Vaissière BE, Gemmill-Herren B, Hipólito J, Freitas BM, Ngo HT, Azzu N, Sáez A, Åström J, An J, Blochtein B, Buchori D, Chamorro García FJ, Oliveira da Silva F, Devkota K, Ribeiro Mde F, Freitas L, Gaglianone MC, Goss M, Irshad M, Kasina M, Pacheco Filho AJ, Kiill LH, Kwapong P, Parra GN, Pires C, Pires V, Rawal RS, Rizali A, Saraiva AM, Veldtman R, Viana BF, Witter S, Zhang H.

Science. 2016 Jan 22;351(6271):388-91. doi: 10.1126/science.aac7287.

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